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A Vibrant Reform Jewish Synagogue in Bergen County.

Temple Avodat Shalom

Serving northern New Jersey since 1952.
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Welcome to Temple Avodat Shalom, a Reform Jewish Synagogue in River Edge, NJ. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our members, fostering a warm sense of community, supporting tikkun olam through social action in the broader community and social justice for all individuals, and encouraging a wide range of ideas and expressions of Judaism.

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Worship

Worship at Temple Shalom is spirited, intimate, and meaningful. The services use a mixture of Hebrew and English to be both traditional and approachable. Music is an essential piece of our experience with many opportunities to join in song.

Inclusive Community

We welcome all who wish to participate, regardless of age, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity or financial means. Straight, LGTBQIA+ individuals, interfaith families, and individuals of all ages and abilities are welcome. We offer programs for all levels of appetite for Jewish learning and spiritual growth and opportunities to make a difference in our world and just to have fun with friends.

Religious School

Welcome to Temple Avodat Shalom Religious School, an educational program supporting all families and learners. The goal of our program is to nurture in each child a love of Judiasm and Jewish Learning.

Celebrate High Holidays

Rosh Hashanah 2018 begins at sundown on Sunday, September 9, ushering in the Jewish year of 5779. The two days of Rosh Hashanah kick off a period known as the Days of Awe, or the Ten Days of Repentance, culminating in Yom Kippur, which begins at sundown on Tuesday, September 18.

Activities for Children

Activities for Children

Temple Avodat Shalom offers a wide variety of activities for children of all ages.

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Jewish Resources

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